On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1992

Historical Events

  • 124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26
  • America West Arena opens in Phoenix, Arizona; home court of NBA Phoenix Suns
  • Ben Vereen suffers injuries when hit by a car

French Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: Yugoslavian star Monica Seles retains title; outlasts Steffi Graf of Germany 6-2, 3-6, 10-8

Baseball Record

NY Mets first baseman Eddie Murray records his 1,510th run batted in during 15-1 thrashing of Pittsburgh Pirates to pass Mickey Mantle as all-time RBI leader among MLB switch-hitters

  • WLAF World Bowl 2, Olympic Stadium, Montreal: Sacramento Surge beats Orlando Thunder, 21-17

Famous Birthdays

  • Pierce Fulton, American electronic dance music DJ and record producer ("Runaway"; "Better Places"), born in Vermont (d. 2021)

Famous Weddings

  • "The Montel Williams Show" talk show host Montel Williams (35) weds burlesque dancer Grace Morley

Famous Deaths

  • Larry Riley, American actor (Soldier Story, Knots Landing), dies of AIDS at 39
  • Manfred Stengl, Austrian luger (Olympic gold men's doubles 1964), dies in a motorcycle accident at 46
1992 Highlights

About June 6, 1992

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 29 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini